US Air Force introduces ‘Aviation Bonus Program’ to tackle fighter pilot shortage

By Karveh Cavalieri

Wed, 7 Jun 2017

The US Air Force (USAF) has been battling with pilot shortages now for a number of years. At the end of the fiscal year for 2015, there was a deficit of 511 operational fighter pilots, with this figure rising to nearly 750 by 2016. But what are the key drivers behind this?


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Karveh Cavalieri

karveh@challenge.org

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